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Eddie Jones braced for ‘uncomfortable’ review after England’s dire autumn series | Rugby Union News

England finished their autumn series by losing 27-13 to 14-man South Africa; Eddie Jones said he ‘doesn’t care what people think’ after his side posted a seventh Test without victory this calendar year Last Updated: 27/11/22 10:55pm Eddie Jones has been told that England’s performance this autumn has fallen below expectations Eddie Jones has been … Read more

Leicester Tigers 33-31 London Irish: Steve Borthwick full of praise for battling Irish | Rugby Union News

Leicester Tigers are up to fifth in the Premiership; while London Irish collected two bonus points to move to within two points of Bristol Bears at the bottom of the table Last Updated: 27/11/22 10:29pm Leicester Tigers’ Jasper Wiese (right) scores their side’s fifth try of the game Leicester head coach Steve Borthwick paid tribute … Read more

Sir Clive Woodward slams state of English rugby after South Africa loss | ‘The game in this country is a total shambles’ | Rugby Union News

England lost 27-13 to South Africa on Saturday, bringing an end to a dismal autumn campaign that has seen Eddie Jones’ side win just one match; Woodward: “The game in this country is a total shambles and defeat to a South Africa side without nine of its best players showed it” Last Updated: 27/11/22 11:22am … Read more

Doddie Weir: Rob Burrow hails ‘MND hero’ as tributes pour in for ‘warrior’ Scotland rugby legend | Rugby Union News

Rob Burrow (left) has paid tribute to Doddie Weir following his death at the age of 52 Fellow motor neurone disease sufferer and campaigner Rob Burrow paid tribute to an inspirational “warrior” Doddie Weir following his death at the age of 52. The former Scotland international’s death was announced by his family and the Scottish … Read more

Rugby, Treviso, che impresa: batte Edimburgo giocando 69′ in 14

Torna l’Urc e i veneti, in casa, nonostante l’espulsione di Minozzi all11’, si impongono sugli scozzesi 24-17 (5-1) Un inizio da incubo, ma un finale da favola. Così si potrebbe riassumere la vittoria del Benetton contro Edimburgo per 24-17 nell’ottavo turno dello United Rugby Championship. Perché se le cose si erano messe male al primo … Read more

Eddie Jones defiant after ‘watershed’ South Africa loss: ‘I don’t care what other people think’ | Rugby Union News

“The only thing I feel about is preparing the team as well as I can, and I don’t care what other people think. Obviously on the results [of the autumn], we’re not happy. But we’re building a really good base to have a really good go at the World Cup” – Eddie Jones post SA loss … Read more

Scottish rugby great Doddie Weir dies after long battle with motor neurone disease

David Rogers/Getty Images Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir has died after a long battle with motor neurone disease. Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir, whose diagnosis with Lou Gehrig’s disease led to a widely praised campaign for more research into ALS, has died at the age of 52. The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) announced Weir’s death … Read more

Sale Sharks 25-20 Bristol Bears: Hosts continue fine Gallagher Premiership start as Du Preez brothers combine | Rugby Union News

Sale reel in league leaders Saracens with narrow victory over Bristol, helped by Jean-Luc de Preez’s second-half try and brother Rob’s conversion and earlier penalty; visitors held lead at half-time and started second half well Last Updated: 26/11/22 6:48pm Rob du Preez (pictured middle) scored one of Sale’s three tries against Bristol Bears Sale Sharks’ … Read more

Brian Moore leads the tributes to former Scotland rugby star Doddie Weir after his death aged 52

‘An outstanding man in every sense’: Brian Moore leads the tributes to former Scotland rugby star Doddie Weir after his death aged 52 following battle with MND as his former club Newcastle Falcons express their ‘desperate sadness’ Social media has paid tribute to former Scotland rugby star Doddie Weir Weir died, aged 52, following his … Read more

Scottish rugby giant Doddie Weir dies aged 52 after battle against motor neurone disease 

Rugby legend Doddie Weir has died, aged 52, after six-year battle with Motor Neurone Disease.  The former Scotland and Lions player’s death was confirmed by his family this evening.  Since his diagnosis in 2016, he campaigned for greater research and funding to tackle the disease. Born in Edinburgh, Weir began his career playing for Stewart’s Melville … Read more